Atlanta Metropolitan College: Narrative Description

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1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-4498
Tel: (404)756-4000
Admissions: (404)756-4004
E-mail: [email protected]
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University System of Georgia. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1974. Setting: 68-acre urban campus. Research spending 2003-04: $2260. Educational spending 2003-04: $3206 per student. Total enrollment: 1,802. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 23:1. 1,965 applied, 74% were admitted. Full-time: 854 students, 62% women, 38% men. Part-time: 948 students, 68% women, 32% men. Students come from 33 states and territories, 39 other countries, 8% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 95% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 43% 25 or older, 8% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, meet the University System of Georgia's freshman index, SAT or ACT. Required for some: SAT or ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 7/15. Notification: continuous until 8/12.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $1478 full-time, $67 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5882 full-time, $250 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $200 full-time, $100 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 16 open to all. Most popular organizations: International Students Organization, Drama Club, choir, Criminal Justice Club, Study Abroad Club. Major annual events: Fall Convocation, Spring Festival, Graduation Exercises. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Atlanta Metropolitan College Library plus 1 other with 48,719 books, 66,612 microform titles, 113 serials, 3,874 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $253,706. 585 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The College, though within view of the city, is situated on a 83-acre wooded tract. It is located next to Atlanta Technical College, and is convenient to major bus lines and Hartsfield International Airport, and is adjacent to Interstate 75-85 South.

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